Sam Dundas is a compelling, humane Ned Kelly. Photo Toni Wilkinson A man with a beard, in a waistcoat, shirt and scarf, with a gun. The colours he wears are sombre. What did you say, Ned?
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What did you say, Ned?

17 February 2019

Perth Festival review: Lost and Found Opera, Ned Kelly ⋅ No.1 Mill, Jarrahdale, February 15 ⋅ Review by Ron Banks ⋅ Ned Kelly as an opera succeeds on…

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Ian Wilkes and Isha Shavarni rehearsing Kwongkan A man and a woman dancing in the bush Home-grown produce
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Home-grown produce

5 February 2019

Nina Levy · It’s November 1, 2018 and the Perth Concert Hall is packed for Wendy Martin’s final Perth Festival programme launch. Anyone who has paid attention…

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Photo: Daniel James Grant Man splashing in pool Semi-submersible opera a success
Article

Semi-submersible opera a success

15 September 2018

Review: Lost and Found Opera, Charpentier’s Actéon · UWA Aquatic Centre, 12 September · Review by Rosalind Appleby · “Strip off,” cries Diana, “Strip off, we’re…

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Synchronised swimmers Music: Actéon: Opera by Charpentier
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Music: Actéon: Opera by Charpentier

6 August 2018

12 – 15 September @ UWA Aquatic Centre, Parkway, Crawley · Presented by: Lost and Found Opera · Based on a story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, this…

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Wendy Martin. Photo: Frances Andrijich. Telling West Australian stories
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Telling West Australian stories

13 September 2017

Wendy Martin, artistic director of Perth International Arts Festival, talks to Nina Levy about the artists and audiences she has discovered in WA. Wendy Martin is…

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